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first and foremost for assessments of whether this could constitute a violation of a law or a crime. those we leave to the determination of other law enforcement bodies. >> reporter: now, sources tell news4 that other law enforcement authorities, including the u.s. attorney's office, are looking at this contracting mess with jim graham, andhe c ty, and the metro board. now, jim graham is no longer a member of the metro so there's nothing administratively that the metro board here can do to jim graham, based on this report. tom sherwood live at metro. back to you, jim. >> in as much as he is no longer a member of a board, is the metro board now out of it in terms of any kind of sanction or anything? >> reporter: well, the metro board says it has improved its own ethics rules in the last months, as this report has been being prepared. so it technically would be out of it. it s review of other ethics reforms could do to see this doesn't happen again. the big issue here is whether or not jim graham, who has in the past said about this, he's done nothing illegal. he keeps saying that ove
, about fairness, and everybody should be treated equally under the law, we also know there are clergy undecided on the issue and some who oppose the issue. >> reporter: if the act is approved by voters, same-sex marriage will be legal in maryland on january 1st of next year. chris gordon, news4. >>> milestone celebration for columbus day here in the district. this is the 100th anniversary of the statue and fountain outside union station. knights of columbus groups marched in the ceremony to the sounds of a sufficient miu.s. m. the fountain is now empty, cracked, with trash in some spots. there are calls to spruce it up. >> we hope congress appropriates the money that's needed in order to restore this to its original glory. it's obviously a bit rundown these days. >> the traffic circle there is getting major long-term renovation right now to make it safer for drivers and pedestrians. that road should be finished they think in about february. >>> coming up, prices at the pump could now be at the center of a federal probe. >>> a man walking through the park. nature usually wins. >>> doug
for a man behind a violent attack near a local shopping center. and laying down the law, what the first lady says about her daughters and facebook, tonight at 11:00. >>> one more check on the weather, doug? >> cool over the next couple of nights. really cool, as a matter of fact. i think we could be in for the coolest night coming up on friday night. tonight, a little cool, too, 48 in the city. 47 in some of the cooler suburbs. high tomorrow of only 62. another cool day. plenty of sunshine. a lot of sunshine on friday. another frontal boundary moves in. that will put most of us in the low to mid-30s on saturday morning. saturday morning will be very cool. up to 73 on sunday. 75 on monday. with a chance for some shower activity. but not a whole lot of showers out there. more typical fall-like weather. a lot of people asking, any 80s left in the forecast? well, there's still a chance. but the 60s and 70s seem to be winning out. >> thank you, doug. >>> rough night for a coon up in michigan. it's not clear exactly how it happened, but it would appear the raccoon stuck his head someplace it shoul
predator under pennsylvania law. before sentencing, sandusky delivered a rambling 50-minute statement. he choke with emotion as he talked about smiling through his pain and he declared himself a victim. repeating claim of innocence, he made in a radio statement on the eve of sentencing. >> they can treat me as a monster but they cannot take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: the prosecutor called sandusky's statements ridiculous. >> his statement today was a master piece of banal self-delusion. completely untethered from reality and without any acceptance or responsibility. >> reporter: sandusky's defense team said it will appeal the conviction. >> we believe had we had the time, that we would have had an opportunity to prove jerry's innocence. >> reporter: judge john cleland called it a story of betrayal and told san does kirk abused the trust of those that trusted you. the former coach was convicted on charges of sex abuse on ten young boys he met through the second mile, his charity for underprivileged youthful three of sandusky's
applied to college, law school, and ultimately to the d.c. bar. i think this is just a way to distract away from his own problems. he had serious problems that are current and shows he's not fit to be on the council. >> reporter: michael brown said he doesn't care about the old arrest, not the ethics of better disclosing it. >> the issue is, if you're going to run on this kind of transparency, good government, ethical mantra, you need to be ethical and open with the voters. he didn't seem to do that. he didn't mentioned it in the beginning of this campaign. >> reporter: as for his own business and financial issues, brown says the voters will decide if they're relevant. in the district, tom sherwood, news4. >>> coming up on news4, a15u89s in syria. gunmen using machine guns in the streets. but it may not be what it appears. >>> women walking alone in virginia. there have been repeated attacks. but this time it got more violent. >>> someone's been charged in the case of a maryland teenager who was tortured by bullies and chased down right in front of tv cameras. >>> astronomers have foun
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